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The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Anna May Wong was a trail-blazer for Asian-American representation in the American media. She continues her legacy through a 25-cent U.S. coin.

Anna May Wong coins the term ‘Asian American pioneer’

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2022

From the onset of her career, Anna May Wong refused to tread lightly. The Chinese-American film star, with over 60 works under her name, challenged the stereotypical roles offered to her by the American...

Learning from experience: student teaching cultivates better teachers

Giselle Suastegui, Feature Editor October 26, 2022

“Good morning, class.” That was the greeting I had grown accustomed to three years ago whenever I walked into my freshman World History class. Yet this time, in February, a fresh, new tone welcomed...

Teachers, don’t let student teachers outshine you

Stacy Kim, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

As the student teacher sets up his phone to record himself educating my sophomore Algebra 2 Honors class to submit for college credit, my peers and I awkwardly unpacked the notes our teacher told us to...

The recall election of California Gov. Gavin Newsom will be held today on Sept. 14 until 8 p.m. It is expected to cost around $275 million with a total of 46 candidates, including media personality Caitlyn Jenner and conservative radio talk host Larry Elder. However, with many of the candidates inexperienced in politics, the recall election is a waste of time and money for California and Newsom.

Vote No: Newsom’s recall election is wasting everyone’s time and money

Daniel Kong, Business Manager September 14, 2021

During California's 171-year-old history, the state had only held 10 governor recall attempts that have successfully qualified for a ballot election. Today on Sept. 14, that number will increase to...

Zoom at home for me

Omar Mettwely, Cub Reporter April 30, 2021

I felt confused. My dad told me in April 2018, “ We are going to leave this country, and I’ll let you choose from the available options. The decision is yours. Your choice will determine your future....

Before her Sept. 15 AAA driving lesson, senior Hope Li (left) dons a face mask as her instructor, Daniel Pedraza, takes her temperature in front of the AAA student driver car. Li has been taking lessons since July, following coronavirus precautions like wearing gloves in the car and sitting on a plastic seat cover.

The driving force behind my AAA behind-the-wheel lessons: safety

Hope Li, Opinion Editor October 14, 2020

Careful not to breathe on the gloved hand pointing the gun at my forehead, I search for a point behind his head — anything but an awkward eye-to-eye stare. I stand still as my pleated cloth mask presses...

Art illustrated by graphics editor Erin Lee. 

May 28: COVID-19 halted my running streak of time spent with Dad

Isaac Choi, Social Media Manager May 28, 2020

LIVING UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS This is part of a series of columns from The Accolade staff about their various experiences during the school closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you...

Art illustrated by assistant graphics editor Karen Lee. 

May 27: My bucket list once California reaches Stage 4 of stay-at-home order

Isaac Choi, Social Media Manager May 27, 2020

LIVING UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS This is part of a series of columns from The Accolade staff about their various experiences during the school closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you...

Art by assistant graphics editor Karen Lee.

Unlicensed to drive; how I learned It’s worth starting driver’s ed early

Isaac Choi, Social Media Manager March 14, 2020

I am currently 16 years old and will be turning 17 by March 27, and I have no driving experience whatsoever -- no learner’s permit or driver’s license. Nothing. I have recently noticed many...

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